Learn at GPY

We offer small group classes, evening knitting groups and other special events. Classes are for all skill levels: novices; beginner; intrepid beginner, intermediate and advanced. See our current class schedule below.

We also offer Knit-A-Longs (KALs) and Crochet-A-Longs (CALs), which are led by GPY staffers and feature current, contemporary, and fun projects. Participants join in to work on the featured projects together which offers great opportunities to learn from each other and exchange ideas, plus interesting conversation. KAL and CAL series usually have a featured yarn, that is available for purchase at GPY. We recommend that participants have advanced beginner skills to join KALs and CALs.

Check the Calendar page for a complete schedule of events, classes, and workshops.
Crochet 101 (Learn to Crochet)
- Jan 27, 2019 10:30 am

During this two session class students learn all the basic stitches of crochet (single, half-double, double and treble crochet), joining new yarn, increasing and decreasing over two 1 1/2 hour sessions.

Cost: $ 65.00
Crochet 102 (Star Ripple Blanket)
- Feb 01, 2019 05:00 pm

Learned the basics? Wondering what to do now? This class is for you! Learn to crochet the Star Ripple Blanket, a worsted weight basic and classic crochet pattern. All you need to know is double crochet! A baby blanket size takes about 400 grams of worsted weight yarn with hook size between H and J. We'll go over how to read a basic pattern, getting started, and little tips and tricks.

Cost: $ 65.00
Crochet 101 (Learn to Crochet)
- Feb 17, 2019 10:30 am

During this two session class students learn all the basic stitches of crochet (single, half-double, double and treble crochet), joining new yarn, increasing and decreasing over two 1 1/2 hour sessions.

Cost: $ 65.00
Building Blocks
- Jan 20, 2019 05:00 pm

Build your knitting skills one block at a time

Cost: $ 55.00
Knit 101 (Learn to Knit)
- Jan 22, 2019 06:30 pm

This two-session class is for new and beginning knitters. Participants will learn to knit, purl, cast on and bind off. Your instructor will guide you in knitting a scarf for your first project.

Cost: $ 65.00
Fair Isle : Chevron Wrist Warmers
- Jan 26, 2019 10:00 am

Have you ever wanted to learn how to do Fair Isle knitting, and learn the techniques you need to create beautiful and stunning garments, hats and gloves? Now you can learn beginning Fair Isle in the round with these charming wrist warmers. Lead by Shelbie Taylor, this class is a good start to learn the beautiful art that is Fair Isle.

Cost: $ 55.00
Fair Isle : Winter's Fern Hat
- Jan 26, 2019 02:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn how to do Fair Isle knitting, and learn the techniques you need to create beautiful and stunning garments, hats and gloves? Now you can learn beginning Fair Isle in the round with this beautiful hat, Winter's Fern. Winter's Fern is worked from the bottom-up in the round with a striped brim and colorwork in the body. This hat knits up quickly and is perfect for an adventurous beginner in Fair Isle knitting.and a good start to learn the beautiful art that is Fair Isle.

Cost: $ 55.00
Janine Bajus: Elegant Steeks & Bands
- Feb 02, 2019 09:00 am

Scared to Steek? This is the class for you! Create stable steeks that turn into smooth-edged, compliant facings with minimal finishing work. Then add bands that don't gap, distort the body stitches, or require lots of math.

Cost: $ 110.00
Paying attention to details can add a lovely finish to your Fair Isle garments. Learn to finish your Fair Isle garments from the master of color herself. Techniques covered in this class: - Understand how yarn dominance affects your stranded knitting - Learn a simple way to control the tendency of corrugated rib to roll - Try purl-when-you-can hems to increase your design options - Plan your increases and decreases to blend into your pattern - Calculate and knit a shaped shoulder using short rows in the round - Hide the color peek-through in 2-color 3-needle bind off

Cost: $ 110.00
Knit 101 (Learn to Knit)
- Feb 03, 2019 10:30 am

This two-session class is for new and beginning knitters. Participants will learn to knit, purl, cast on and bind off. Your instructor will guide you in knitting a scarf for your first project.

Cost: $ 65.00
In this one-session class you will learn how to "read" your knitting, how to "tink" (undo your knitting one stitch at a time, and how to put in a lifeline so that you can rip back a portion of your knitting without going farther than you meant to. We will also discuss some of the common errors, how they can occur, and how to fix them. If you have a piece of knitting with some errors, bring it along and we'll sort it out together.

Cost: $ 55.00
Brioche Basics
- Feb 04, 2019 06:30 pm

Learn the hottest colourwork trend: 2 colour brioche.

Cost: $ 75.00
Building with Lace
- Feb 09, 2019 02:00 pm

Build up your lace knitting skills and make a lace stole by learning a new lace stitch for every section.

Cost: $ 55.00
On The Other Hand
- Feb 10, 2019 05:00 pm

In this class, we'll start with basic techniques for either Continental or English knitting, whichever is new to you.

Cost: $ 35.00
Building Blocks
- Feb 17, 2019 05:00 pm

Build your knitting skills one block at a time

Cost: $ 55.00
Knit 101 (Learn to Knit)
- Feb 19, 2019 06:30 pm

This two-session class is for new and beginning knitters. Participants will learn to knit, purl, cast on and bind off. Your instructor will guide you in knitting a scarf for your first project.

Cost: $ 65.00
Brioche Basics
- Mar 05, 2019 06:30 pm

Learn the hottest colourwork trend: 2 colour brioche.

Cost: $ 75.00
Knit 101 (Learn to Knit)
- Mar 19, 2019 06:30 pm

This two-session class is for new and beginning knitters. Participants will learn to knit, purl, cast on and bind off. Your instructor will guide you in knitting a scarf for your first project.

Cost: $ 65.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Jan 20, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Jan 23, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Jan 27, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Jan 30, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Feb 03, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Feb 06, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Feb 10, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Feb 13, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Feb 17, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Feb 20, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Feb 24, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Yarn Doctor Plus (formerly Project U)
- Feb 27, 2019 12:30 pm

When you need some guidance to learn a new skill or tackle a challenging project, let our talented instructors guide you through your next project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Nelly Fair Isle Cowl by Marie Wallin
- Jan 23, 2019 05:00 pm

The Nelly Fair Isle Cowl is a great introduction to Fair Isle knitting and a great practice piece prior to knitting more complicated Fair Isle. The cowl is knitted in the round and the top and bottom edges are joined using mattress stitch to create the cowl shape.

Cost: $ 25.00
Indigo Frost is a great capelet/poncho worked seamlessly from the top down, with a loose turtle neck and an easy 4 Color-Slip-Stitch pattern band on the yoke. Eyelets on the body, the cute, deep 2x1 ribbings for the neck and the bottom edge, and its shorter length make this capelet a modern take on a classic transitional fashion piece.

Cost: $ 25.00
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408-620-1042

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San Jose, CA 95125


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